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Edited By: Serge Morand and Boris R Krasnov
277 pages, 60 figs, tabs
Biogeography has renewed its concepts and methods following important recent advances in phylogenetics, macroecology, and geographic information systems. In parallel, the evolutionary ecology of host-parasite interactions has attracted the interests of numerous studies dealing with life-history traits evolution, community ecology and evolutionary epidemiology.
This book integrates these two fields, using examples from a variety of host-parasite associations in various regions, and across both ecological and evolutionary timescales. Besides a strong theoretical component, there is a bias towards applications, specifically in the fields of historical biogeography, palaeontology, phylogeography, landscape epidemiology, invasion biology, conservation biology, human evolution and health ecology. A particular emphasis concerns emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases linked to global changes.
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